Fred Ryan is the Publisher and CEO of The Washington Post. Previously he served as President and CEO of POLITICO, which he co-founded in 2007. He also served as the President and COO of Allbritton Communications Company for 15 years. He previously served as Chief of Staff to former President Ronald Reagan and Assistant to the President in the White House. Prior to his government service, Mr. Ryan was an attorney with the Los Angeles firm of Hill, Farrer and Burrill. He serves as Chairman of the White House Historical Association and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Foundation, and Co-Chair of the National Archives Advisory Committee on Presidential Libraries. He serves on the Boards of Ford’s Theatre and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. He resides in Washington, DC.